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Yellow Star-grass Hypoxis hirsuta

Phonetic Spelling
hy-POK-sis her-SOO-tuh
Description

Grows from a hard corm

Site: open woodlands, meadows (moist or dry)

More information on Hypoxis.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#yellow flowers#spring flowers#moist soil#dry soil tolerant#woodland#grass-like
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#yellow flowers#spring flowers#moist soil#dry soil tolerant#woodland#grass-like
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hypoxis
    Species:
    hirsuta
    Family:
    Hypoxidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Loose cluster of one to three flower buds; yellow, star-like flowers with six pointed petals; hairy stem
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    hairy, narrow grasslike leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Meadow
    Woodland